Monday, July 13, 2009

Print to your heart's desire!

Have you ever heard of Spoonflower? It's a website where you can upload your own fabric design and they'll print it for you. Genius idea for crafty folks, indeed! What's so great is the cost is comparable to buying fabric retail ($18-32) and you can order test swatches for $5. I love it! Being a textile designer has always been one of my secret career dreams (yoga teacher and psychiatrist being the others), and here's my chance to play with designs with very little commitment in terms of money or lifestyle changes...

(Top to bottom: Yellow birds clutch. Made with fabric from the artist Karin Grow printed by Spoonflower Fabric Designs. "Ornamenta100" by Jamaica Byles. "Baby heads" by Sara Lechner. "Rain Drop Repeat" by Katy Harris.)

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